Roughly one-third of every small business is dealing with this headache right now:
Overtime issues affect employers of all stripes – as Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (a.k.a., Lady Gaga) recently found out.
A major pest control company recently learned a tough lesson about the difference between sales activities and services, as well as how much misclassifying employees as overtime exempt can cost.
As CFOs are well aware, employment laws seem to favor workers against their employers, and they often cost firms money. But that’s not always the case.
Overtime pay’s great … when you’re the one earning it! But for employers it’s a major expense and a major headache.
The Obama administration is dead set on increasing overtime availability for workers.
The Department of Labor’s (DOL) controversial overtime rule is officially on hold. But other than that, not much else is certain with the rule — and that’s a problem for employers.
Sure, it’s upper management’s job to make all of the company’s major decisions — but employees still need to be kept in the loop.
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With the DOL poised to release a new set of changes to the overtime rules in the near future, employers’ pay practices will no doubt be under the microscope.
Not updating the employee handbook regularly is a mistake employers can’t afford to make. This document is employers’ first line of defense against litigation.
You’ll want to huddle with Benefits to take a closer look at your wage-and-hour practices sometime soon.
Everything up to this point about the DOL’s new overtime regs has made CFOs want to rip their hair out. So even minor positive changes to the white-collar overtime exemptions in the final rule would be a welcome relief.
Granted, no employer wants to wind up on the wrong end of a misclassification lawsuit.
Your payroll staffers are going to be busier than usual! The Department of Labor (DOL) just announced it’s updating the Fair Labor Standards Act regs that control the regular rate of pay.
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